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Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall Handbook by Dave Hucaby

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5-4. Configuring AAA to Manage Administrative Users

You can use external AAA servers to manage users who connect to the firewall for administrative purposes. Usernames and passwords are created or deleted on one or more centralized AAA servers. The firewall can query the servers when users connect and need to be authenticated. Firewall com-mand authorization can also be used when various users must be limited to specific privilege levels and sets of commands. A firewall can also generate user accounting information that is collected by the external servers.

You can use the configuration steps covered in the following sections to set up AAA for admin-istrative user management.

Enabling AAA User Authentication

Follow these steps to configure administrative ...

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